Human Resource Development (MHRD)

The Master of Education degree in Human Resource Development (MHRD) is intended to prepare individuals for specialized educational roles in organizations involved in training and development.

Some specialized areas of theory and practice within the field of human resource development include:

  • Organizational development, performance and change
  • Career development and management
  • Workplace learning
  • Employee development
  • Professional development
  • Strategic & scenario planning
  • Diversity leadership & training
  • Crisis management
  • Succession planning
  • Organizational learning and learning organization
  • Socially conscious human resource development
  • National and International human resource development

The MHRD degree can be completed in one of three program routes:

  • Thesis
  • Project
  • Course

MHRD Program Routes (36 KB)PDF

For a list of HRD classes, please refer to the Education section of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) Academic Calendar.


How to Apply Guide (1.8 MB)PDF

FGSR Online Application Process

There are two application deadlines: Spring/Summer and Fall apply by February 15 or Winter apply by October 15. In addition to the Faculty of Education's application requirements all applicants must also meet the admission standards of the Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research. Admission is ALWAYS subject to availability of space and supervision.

Applicants with 10 or more years of teaching or relevant professional experience who have also successfully completed a relevant undergraduate degree may have their applications considered for the mid-career admissions option (